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  • Forum Thread: Do you work for an organization offering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) grants/fellowships/scholarships - If so, please fill out this survey!

    Hello Tech Soup Community! Instrumentl is a startup crowdfunding web-platform that funds the research of women in STEM fields. We are looking to diversify our services to include a comprehensive and interactive grant/scholarship/fellowship board that allows researchers to locate relevant opportunities...
  • Forum Thread: #Tech #Crowdfunding Survey for a college research: Answer & Share :) http://tinyurl.com/qeh8wrm

    I am conducting a research study about tech crowd funding. This study pertains to people who have funded a tech campaign on any crowd funding website. If this applies to you please fill out my questionnaire. I really hope to get my research published and feel that it would be an asset to the crowd funding...
  • Forum Thread: Everybody Technology - advocates for accessible design

    Introducing Everybody Technology . From the web site: Good technology and design improve our lives in countless ways. Technology allows us to do more, experience more and achieve more. Design enriches the world around us. Put together technology and design transform what we can do and how we feel...
  • Forum Thread: July 17: 3rd Annual, Social Media for Small Businesses | Twitter & Google | Oakland City Hall

    Now in its third year, Oakland Digital's Social Media for Small Businesses is an accelerated 3-hour event that serves as a neutral, educational and learning platform for local small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. The event ( July 17, 10am @ Oakland City Hall, Council...
  • Forum Thread: GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting

    GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting November 3 – 5, 2013 Marriott National Harbor- Washington D.C. http://govtechcouncil.org/council-meeting/november-2013 Security in a New Federal Landscape: Priorities, Technologies & Innovation Securing our nation’s IT assets and systems...
  • Forum Thread: Webinar in Europe: Web Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: Benefits for Business

    The International Labour Office and the Global Compact Office, both agencies of the United Nations, have established a webinar series on specific labor topics. One that's coming up might be of interest to web designers: Web Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: The Benefits for Business...
  • Forum Thread: Conferences re: telecentres / telecenters

    The SPARK conference , also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, is set to take center stage in Granada, Spain this coming May 28-29 - TechSoup's BeckyW has blogged about it here . Are there other community telecentre / community technology conferences going on? The Spark13 conference...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Online Event 11/27: Get Tech Needs Funded!

    Great to see this, since getting hardware donated or paid for is a frequent topic here on the TechSoup Forum. Here is advice from earlier this year . Here some advice from 2005 that is still valid as well. If anyone in the TechSoup community attends, I hope they will post here to talk about what they...
  • Forum Thread: Persuasive Psychology for Interactive Design (2 day training)

    27-28 May and 1-2 June 2013 This course will show you how to design persuasive technologies, such as websites, social media profiles, mobile apps, and online ads. The content is tailored to professionals who want training that is easy, comprehensive, and practical. All participants will gain exclusive...
  • Forum Thread: Anyone going to the AFP TechKnow Conference?

    Hello TechSoup'ers: I'm wondering if anyone here is going to the Association of Fundraising Professionals TechKnow Conference on using Technology for Fundraising in Orlando on June 4th and 5th. Perhaps it would make sense to put together a TechSoup Tweetup or something? More info about...
  • Forum Thread: GTRA SecureGOV Technology Council Meeting

    GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting December 8 - 10, 2013 Lansdowne, Leesburg, VA http://govtechcouncil.org/index.php/council-meeting/december-2013 Security in a New Federal Landscape: Priorities, Technologies & Innovation Securing our nation’s IT assets and systems has been complicated...
  • Forum Thread: Tecnifícate en Salinas, CA este 19 de mayo

    La conferencia Tecnifícate , 19 de mayo en Salinas, California, es un evento comunitario educativo y gratuito enfocado en la importancia de aprender a aprovechar la tecnología que nos rodea como el Internet, las redes sociales, los teléfonos inteligentes y mucho más...
  • Forum Thread: 2014 conferences on tech for mission-based orgs, or that will include discussions of such

    I'd like to compile a list of 2014 conferences that are either entirely focused on technology use at mission-based organizations (nonprofits, NGOs, government agencies, etc.), or, that will include at least some workshops on such. The events should be focused on helping people learn. Here's...
  • Forum Thread: Chicago Digital Access Alliance conference Nov. 10

    On Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Chicago Digital Access Alliance will present its 2nd Digital Excellence Conference and Tech Fair at the University of Chicago's new Logan Center For The Arts, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois in the 9th Floor Performance Penthouse....
  • Forum Thread: TechChange online courses

    TechChange is "the Economist's Geeks for Good." They have a series of online courses related to tech for social change / tech4good. Here's a list of their latest courses: TC105: Mobiles for International Development TC110: Social Media and Technology Tools for Research TC309...
  • Forum Thread: Big Ideas Fest 2012, Dec. 2-5: Three Days That Will Change Your World

    Big Ideas Fest 2012 Dec. 2-5: Three Days That Will Change Your World Big Ideas Fest gathers mavericks from both inside and outside education for a three-day convening designed to transform the future of education. This all takes place from December 2 to 5, at the beachfront Ritz-Carlton...
  • Forum Thread: my church needs donated computers for a computer classes at my church

    Hello my name is Deacon Thomas White and i'm trying to start a computer program at my church i have only one computer right now and our church budget will not afford us to purchase any other stuff right now, I personally is the head of this class cause the need i see for our seniors members...
  • Forum Thread: LCD Projector

    Hi Everybody, My name is Tony Estrada, and I am a volunteer at CSIX Peninsula, a networking group for job seekers. I am looking for a LCD Projector for PowerPoint Presentations. If not available, I am looking for computer monitor, 19" or larger. Any suggestions would be considered
  • Forum Thread: Looking for network/media server

    Hi, I'm in need of a network/media server to set up at a local charter school in the bay area. Does anyone have any suggestions? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
  • Forum Thread: Habitat for Humanity volunteer management software

    I'm researching off-the-shelf, easy-to-adapt, web-based volunteer management software for a local office of Habitat for Humanity. I'm reading online, and will be contacting some Habitat local offices. But just in case there is someone here who has helped a Habitat office specifically regarding...
  • Forum Thread: Screen Readers

    I'm looking for recommendations and information on screen readers, especially browser readers, for people with eyesight difficulties. Any one used a good one, know of free ones etc.? Thanks, Helen
  • Forum Thread: Any Donor Database Suggestions

    Hi All, I'm new to this board and was wondering if anyone has any suggestions about what donor databases I should look into. The organization I work for is small, a staff of 4, but we are looking into purchasing a REAL donor database, because of some grant funding we recently received. We need...
  • Forum Thread: Scheduling Volunteers for Therapeutic Riding Center

    We are a Therapeutic Horse Riding Center that has a lot of volunteers coming and going. When we schedule our riders (clients) we schedule them in classes of 3-4 for an hour long in 10 week sessions. Classes are led by a Certified instructor (employee). Depending on the class we need horse leaders and...
  • Forum Thread: Library computer system needed for equipment reservations and checkout

    Hi! I'm the Technical Director at Reel Grrls, a nonprofit teaching media literacy, filmmaking and technical skills to grrls ages 9-20. We have a large collection of video and computer equipment that we offer for free reservation and checkout to all of our community members (students, graduates...
  • Forum Thread: Hidden Costs of Adopting New IT Tools & Practices

    In his blog entry " Whether To Adopt ", Howard Sherman - until just recently the head of the American Theatre Wing (the organization that produces the Tony Awards every year), and my former boss (a title he will always hold) - talks about nonprofit arts organization's use of emerging technologies...